2015 Baldrige Examiner Training LogisticsPLEASE NOTE: Effective July 21, 2014, under the REAL ID Act of 2005, agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID-compliant or have an extension.
NIST currently accepts other forms of federally issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license, such as a valid passport, passport card, DOD Common Access Card (CAC), Veterans ID, Federal Agency HSPD-12 IDs, Military Dependents ID, Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC), and TSA Trusted Traveler ID.
To learn more about the REAL ID Act and to determine if your state or territory is compliant, visit the Department of Homeland Security’s REAL ID Frequently Asked Questions web page at http://www.dhs.gov/real-id-public-faqs.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency RequirementTo be a member of the volunteer Baldrige Board of Examiners, you must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident of the United States or its territories. If you served on the Board of Examiners in 2011 or later, you do not need to present proof of U.S. citizenship again. If you did not serve on the Board of Examiners in 2011 or later, you will need to present one of the following documents to verify U.S. citizenship or permanent residency:
2015 Training Information
New and Senior/Alumni Examiners/Examiner Training Experience participants
Blocks of rooms have been reserved for examiner training
participants at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center. The
hotel is within approximately a 5-10 minute drive to the NIST campus.
Please see the “Directions from Area Airports to the Gaithersburg
Marriott Washingtonian Center” page in the Examiner Training Logistics Information booklet to assist you with more detailed travel directions.
All Examiners Training participants are required to pay for their
lodging expenses. Please call the hotel directly to make a reservation,
make changes or cancel your reservation.
Senior Training and New Examiner Orientation Hotel Check-in
Please make reservations for check-in Monday evening and checkout Friday morning.
Examiner Preparation (Wednesday to Friday) Hotel Check-in
Please make reservations for check-in Tuesday evening and checkout
Friday morning. Do not make reservations for Monday night—as we have a
limited number of rooms reserved on Monday for Senior and New Examiners.
Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center reservations by Training Week
Hotel check-in date is one day prior to first day of training.
Ensure that you have selected the correct check-in date.
Week 1 (Cut Off Date: April 13, 2015)
Monday, May 11 - Friday, May 15
Week 3 (Cut Off Date: April 27, 2015)
Monday, May 18 - Friday, May 22
All reservations for the Gaithersburg, MD training location must be made by Monday, April 13 (week 1), Monday, April 20 (week 2) and Monday, April 27 (week 3) to receive the room block rate of $199. It is advised that you book early, the special room rate will be available until April 7th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.
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